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Effective Group Work

The NSW Institute of Teachers’ Professional Teaching Standards includes: Element 4; Aspect 4.1.4  Use student group structures as appropriate to address teaching and learning goals. Click here to learn about using Voki in the classroom. Implementing group work effectively in the classroom can be challenging for many teachers, however if implemented successfully, group work can be extremely… Continue reading Effective Group Work

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Teaching Strategies & Resources

The NSW Institute of Teachers’ Professional Teaching Standards includes: Element 4; Aspect 4.1.5 – Use a range of teaching strategies and resources including ICT and other technologies to foster interest and support learning. In order to be the best teachers we can be we need to reconsider our methodology. As educators in the 21st century, we need… Continue reading Teaching Strategies & Resources

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Applying Bloom’s Taxonomy

The NSW Institute of Teachers’ Professional Teaching Standards includes: Element 4; Aspect 4.1.2 Demonstrate a range of questioning techniques designed to support student learning. In observing my teacher, it is evident that teachers spend a significant amount of time asking questions and responding to answers. Research confirms that teachers can ask up to several hundred… Continue reading Applying Bloom’s Taxonomy

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Using Technology To Support Learning

The NSW Institute of Teachers’ Professional Teaching Standards includes:  Element 4; Aspect 4.1.5 – Use a range of teaching strategies and resources including ICT and other technologies to foster interest and support learning. Today, I observed a teacher revising fractions with the year six class as they had performed badly in their pre-test. She went over the test… Continue reading Using Technology To Support Learning

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My First School Visit

“If you want to feel secure, do what you already know how to do. If you want to be a true professional and continue to grow…go to the cutting edge of your competence, which means a temporary loss of security. So whenever you don’t quite know what you’re doing, know that you are growing” –… Continue reading My First School Visit